french Marine Nationale Française - French Navy Poncelet (Q-141) (+1940)
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general
nationality french
purpose war
type submarine
subtype/class Redoutable class submarine (fr. 1500 tons)
Redoutable class submarine (fr. 1500 tons) Le Héros (Le Heros Q-170) (+1942)
propulsion diesel and batteries
date built 1929
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 2084  disp (subm)
dimensions 92.3 x 8.2 x 4.7 m
material steel
engine 2 x Sulzer diesel engines, 2 x electric engines, dual shaft, 2 screws
armament 9 x 550 mm T.T, 2 x 400 mm T.T., 1 x 100 mm gun, 1 x 37 mm gun, 2 x 13,2 A.A.
power 3000  h.p.
speed 17  knots
about the loss
cause lost scuttled
other reasons gunfire - shelled
date lost 09/11/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.1rank: 669
about people
builder
Arsenal de Lorient, Lorient
owner
Marine Nationale Française - French Navy
captain
complement 62~73
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 23/04/2011
last update Lettens Jan
last update 11/04/2014
 
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Lettens Jan23/04/2011The French submarine Poncelet (Q-141) was scuttled on November 9th, 1940, after having been damaged by the British HMS Milford, off Gabon.

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